Technology

Technology - Exclusives

LyondellBasell To Build HDPE Plant On US Gulf Coast

LyondellBasell's new HDPE plant on Gulf Coast to feature its new 'hyperzone' PE technology.

2016/08/03

Subsea Change: Processing Industry Finds Itself In Transition

The subsea processing industry is at a pivotal point as it transitions from mostly niche, one-off projects to mainstream field developments, where its value is now largely accepted.

2016/07/29

The Power Of Small: Combining Fast GC With HPMS Makes A Difference In The Field

Combining Fast GC With High-Pressure Mass Spectrometry For More Efficient Monitoring Of Hydrocarbon Process Streams

2016/07/25

Gas Plant Customization: What’s The Difference?

Gas plant engineers offer take on profitability of standardized vs. customized designs.

2016/05/31

Technology - Automation

Digital Optimization Makes Midstream Management More Efficient

The midstream market is an expensive endeavor, but by aligning finance departments, companies can effectively manage cash, cost and risk.

2016/07/12

Gas Plant Customization: What’s The Difference?

Gas plant engineers offer take on profitability of standardized vs. customized designs.

2016/05/31

Companies That ‘Weave Technology Into Operations’ Boost Profit Margins

Interlacing specialized software through operations cuts down on inefficiencies and helps companies prevent profits from slipping through the cracks, technology expert says.

Caryn Livingston
2015/04/23

Technology - Compression

Subsea Change: Processing Industry Finds Itself In Transition

The subsea processing industry is at a pivotal point as it transitions from mostly niche, one-off projects to mainstream field developments, where its value is now largely accepted.

2016/07/29

J-W Energy Exits Upstream, Midstream To Focus On Compression Services

The Dallas company sold substantially all of its assets, which included about 95,000 net acres and 380 miles of associated gathering and processing infrastructure in North Louisiana and North Texas, to Aethon United for an undisclosed amount.

Emily Moser
2016/07/21

Preparing For EPA’s New Methane Regulations

EPA’s new emissions rule requires midstream operators to be prepared by Aug. 2, legal experts warn.

2016/06/13

Rosenstein Appointed As Exterran's Vice President Of Investor Relations

Gregory A. Rosenstein has more than 20 years of experience in the energy industry, including 14 years at Superior Energy Services, where his responsibilities included investor relations and corporate planning.

Erin Pedigo
2016/03/15

Technology - Corrosion

PHMSA’s Proposed Rules: Welcome Regulatory Certainty Or Just Unwelcome?

API, INGAA unhappy with expanded reach of PHMSA’s natural gas pipeline proposed regulations.

2016/07/26

Underground Gas Storage Wells: The Front-Line For Integrity Management

Real-time data evaluation critical to integrity management of underground natural gas storage.

2016/07/22

Plains Must Purge Crude From Line 903 Pipeline

Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration said surveys reveal Line 903 has similar corrosion characteristics as Line 901, which ruptured and spilled crude along Santa Barbara County, Calif., coast, Reuters said.

Erin Pedigo
2015/11/13

Corrosive California Oil Put On Tankers To Asia

“Orphaned oil,” corrosive and contaminated with organic chlorides, is now shipping out after sitting three years in tanks outside San Francisco. Chevron loaded it onto two Asia-bound tankers, Bloomberg said. 

2015/04/28

Technology - Leak Detection

January Gas Leak At Norway's Kaarstoe Plant Could Have Caused Fatalities

Statoil, which provides technical service at Kaarstoe, said its own investigation also showed that this was a serious incident, Reuters reported.

Erin Pedigo
2016/08/25

Drones Are Commercial, But Just Barely

New government regulations help but still tie down the midstream’s potential uses of drones.

2016/08/16

US President Expected To Sign Bipartisan Pipeline Safety Bill

Likely reauthorization of pipeline safety bill will strengthen the U.S. transportation department’s hand and make the regulatory process more transparent.

2016/06/14

Preparing For EPA’s New Methane Regulations

EPA’s new emissions rule requires midstream operators to be prepared by Aug. 2, legal experts warn.

2016/06/13

Technology - New Equipment

Drones Are Commercial, But Just Barely

New government regulations help but still tie down the midstream’s potential uses of drones.

2016/08/16

Loss Of Sandpiper Could Help Bring Bakken Into Balance

If Sandpiper Pipeline Project is snuffed, supply-and-demand balance in Bakken could arrive sooner, East Daley analysts say.

2016/08/11

Ships Traversing Expanded Canal Sail Into Harm’s Way

Three ships collide with new lock wall as they navigate newly opened lane of Panama Canal.

2016/08/01

Gas Plant Customization: What’s The Difference?

Gas plant engineers offer take on profitability of standardized vs. customized designs.

2016/05/31

Technology - SCADA

Combating Security Threats Via The Digital Oil Field

New technologies are increasing the industry’s situational awareness of cybersecurity threats, experts tell the crowd at DUG Permian Basin.

2016/06/15

Jaggi, LeBlanc Join EnLink’s Senior Leadership Team

Cynthia Jaggi was promoted to senior vice president of engineering and operations services, and Michael LeBlanc was promoted to senior vice president of liquids business unit operations.

Erin Pedigo
2016/01/12

Pantera Energy Implements Modern SCADA System

New system provides real-time remote data acquisition, monitoring, and control of assets in the field. Wells can be operated at higher efficiencies by analyzing site-specific, day-to-day processes. Offsite adjustments available. 

Erin Pedigo
2015/11/12

Redline Communications Unveils Super High-Speed Wireless System for Industrial SCADA

RTG Connect systems availability will begin in November 2013.

2013/11/06